Texas school shooting: Officials are still trying to put together a timeline of what happened in Uvalde school shooting

CNN  —  Today should have been a joyous day at Robb Elementary School as kids celebrated the last day of classes before summer vacation. Instead, the families of 19 students and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas, are planning funerals. Hundreds of classmates are traumatized by a heinous slaughter. And nearly 48 hours later, serious questions … Read more

Robb Elementary shooter was in school for up to an hour before law enforcement broke into room where he was barricaded and killed him

Editor’s Note: Updates on this story can be found here. Uvalde, Texas CNN  —  The gunman who killed 19 students and two teachers at a Texas elementary school Tuesday was on the premises for up to an hour before law enforcement forcibly entered a classroom and killed him, officials said Wednesday. “It’s going to be … Read more

‘How to Murder Your Husband’ writer found guilty of murder

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A jury in Portland has convicted a self-published romance novelist — who once wrote an essay titled “How to Murder Your Husband” — of fatally shooting her husband de ella four years ago. The jury of seven women and five men found Nancy Crampton Brophy, 71, guilty of second-degree murder Wednesday … Read more

Uvalde school shooting, Texas: Shooter was in school for up to an hour before law enforcement broke into room where he was barricaded and killed him

Uvalde, Texas CNN  —  The gunman who killed 19 students and two teachers at a Texas elementary school Tuesday was on the premises for up to an hour before law enforcement forcibly entered a classroom and killed him, officials said Wednesday. “It’s going to be within, like 40 minutes or something, (within) an hour,” Texas … Read more

Beto O’Rourke disrupts GOP news conference on shooting

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Surrounded by fellow Republicans on a high school stage, Gov. Greg Abbott was wrapping up his opening remarks about the killing of school children and teachers in Uvalde, Texas, when Beto O’Rourke strode forward from his seat in the audience. “Gov. Abbott, I have something to say, ”the Democrat challenging Abbott … Read more

Will Congress act on guns after Sandy Hook, Buffalo, Uvalde?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer swiftly set in motion a pair of background-check bills for gun buyers Wednesday in response to the school massacre in Texas. But the Democrat Congress acknowledged’ unyielding rejection of previous legislation to curb the national epidemic of gun violence. Schumer implored his Republican colleagues to cast aside … Read more

Beto O’Rourke interrupts Texas governor during update on Uvalde elementary school shooting

CNN — Texas Democratic gubernatorial nominee Beto O’Rourke confronted Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and other officials on Wednesday during a press conference about Tuesday’s deadly shooting at an elementary school in the state. “Gov. Abbott, I have to say something,” O’Rourke – a former congressman who represented El Paso, Texas, and is a former … Read more

Steve Kerr: ‘I’m tired of the moments of silence,’ says Warriors coach as he makes powerful plea against gun violence

CNN — Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr made an impassioned plea to take stronger action against gun violence in the United States after 19 children and two adults were killed at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday. Kerr refused to speak about basketball ahead of Game 4 of the Warriors’ series … Read more

Families mourn, worry in wake of elementary school shooting

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Distraught families gathered at a local civic center and turned to social media to mourn and to make desperate pleas for help finding missing children as the death toll in a thick school shooting at a Texas elementary school rose to at least 19 students. Authorities said the gunman also killed … Read more

Gunman kills at least 18 children at Texas elementary school

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 18 children as he went from classroom to classroom, officials said, in the latest thick moment for a country scarred by a string of massacres. The attacker was killed by law enforcement. The death toll also included … Read more